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Dennis Stiles, Montgomery County pilot, volunteers to help search for missing Hoggle children

Troy Turner stands in front of a banner displaying photos of his two missing children. ...  Visit website

Baltimore Zoo to close this week to prepare for opening of new penguin exhibit

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is closed this week as it prepares for the grand opening of a major new exhibit focusing on African black-footed penguins and other renovated exhibits. ...  Visit website

Maryland seeks better defense in matchup with unbeaten Syracuse

That's how Maryland coach Randy Edsall explained the horrid performance of his defense against West Virginia last Saturday in a 40-37 defeat. ...  Visit website

Ocean City rip currents kill two swimmers

The first man to die was a 52-year-old from Huntington, Pennsylvania. He was among five people rescuers pulled from the water over a 15-minute period around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The man was pronounced dead an hour later after extensive efforts to revive him. ...  Visit website

Daniel Sirotkin, former Md. coach and teacher charged with sexually abusinng a teen girl, to be sentenced Wednesday

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) – A former Maryland wrestling coach and tutor who was charged with sexually abusing a teenage girl he was mentoring is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. ...  Visit website

Montgomery County police searching for missing 18-year-old Shantol Ramela Anderson

MARYLAND By The Associated Press September 17, 2014 - 06:03 am Shantol Ramela Anderson. (Photo: Montgomery County Police) Decrease Increase Text size KENSINGTON, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County police detectives ...  Visit website

Biden triggers 2016 speculation with Iowa visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the 2016 Democratic presidential competition there is Hillary Clinton and everyone else, all powerful politicians who could make a credible run should she decide not to seek the presidency. ... Full story

Suspended MLB player becomes a hero as first on the scene at roadside accident

Diehard Orioles fan Mike Soukup was driving southbound on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway on Monday afternoon when he saw the accidentHe helped another man to rescue ...  Visit website

Washington Navy Yard shooting victims to be honored at anniversary remembrance ceremony

A ceremony is scheduled Tuesday in remembrance of the Washington Navy Yard shootings a year ago that killed 12 civilian workers. ...  Visit website

Anne Arundel County to hold free whooping cough immunization clinics starting Monday

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – Anne Arundel County seventh-grade students who still need to receive the Tdap and meningococcal immunizations will have another opportunity this week to get the vaccine. ...  Visit website

Baltimore Nonprofits Offer Comparable Wages To That Of For-Profit Counterparts

For more news and information about employment and education, visit While people don’t generally first think of nonprofit organizations when considering different profitable fields to enter, it’s important to understand all ...  Visit website

Hillary Clinton AGAIN refuses to confirm 2016 presidential run

•Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa for the first time since her failed 2008 presidential campaign on Sunday •High-profile appearance increased speculation about another White House bid, but she once again refused to confirm any plans to stand in 2016 ...  Visit website

Missing paranoid schizophrenic mother FOUND alive but search continues for her two young children 

•Catherine Hoggle, 27, went missing along with daughter, Sarah, and son, Jacob, earlier this week •Police acting on a tip tracked her down in Germantown late Friday night; the children were not with her ...  Visit website

Amid Alibaba fever, reasons for caution in IPO market

(Reuters) - The highly anticipated debut of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the Chinese e-commerce group, will come amid the busiest year for initial public offerings since the technology bubble burst in 2000. ...  Visit website

Md. Man Among 8 Indicted In NYC In $290M Stock Fraud Case

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City prosecutors have indicted eight people they say operated a penny stock “pump and dump” scheme that defrauded $290 million from thousands of investors. ...  Visit website

Montgomery County offering free whooping cough immunization clinics for seventh graders starting Tuesday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – Seventh graders in Maryland’s Montgomery County who have yet to receive their mandatory vaccinations are in luck: nine Montgomery County Public Schools will hold free immunization clinics this week. ...  Visit website

Ray Rice condemned by Obama over sickening video of him knocking out fiancee

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT White House issues statement strongly attacking Ray Rice for his actions ...  Visit website

Nephew vows to finish uncle's romantic journey after he was killed by a homeless man while cycling to propose to his girlfriend

Sebby Adorno, 10, plans to cycle 140 miles of the East CoastHis uncle Kevin Adorno was murdered by a deranged homeless man while on 250-mile marathon ...  Visit website

Maryland to raise its minimum wage to $11.50

More workers in Maryland will get a boost in pay as a second county in the state has agreed to raise its minimum wage. The Prince ... Full story

Two stadium security guards fired for taking pictures with Tom Brady

If you're lucky enough to land a job that gets you into an NFL game for free, part of the deal is that you're not ... Full story

U.S. Judge Rejects Requests to Halt Maryland Gun Law

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected requests to suspend Maryland's new ban on the sale of assault rifles and to halt enforcement of a new ... Full story

Columbia Mall's Open-Air Addition to Open in November

The new 70,000-square-foot wing of The Mall in Columbia is scheduled to open in November along with two new retailers, according to a news release. Soma ... Full story

Man Fatally Shot in Northeast Baltimore

Homicide detectives are searching for a suspect who shot and killed a man in Northeast Baltimore late Tuesday night. Baltimore police officers responded to the 1500 ... Full story

Man Robbed of Shoes and Shorts in Annapolis

Annapolis Police say a man was robbed of his shoes, socks and shorts as part of an incident  Tuesday evening. The incident occurred at about 10:50 ... Full story

Lead Poisoning Cases Continue to Decline

The number of Maryland children poisoned by lead fell to a new low again last year, even as state officials expanded their effort to deal ... Full story

Making a Stand Against Common Core and Dull Non-Debates

A couple of reality points in the aftermath of the foolish arrest of Robert Small at that forum last week on the new Common Core ... Full story

Couple Resurrecting Timoniac Scaregrounds Attraction

This week, as in Halloween seasons of yore, a sinister, supernatural and mysteriously menacing traveling carnival — run by a character known as the Timoniac ... Full story

State university rated No. 1 party school by Playboy

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Playboy magazine says the University of Virginia is America's top party school. The magazine's 2012 Top Party Schools list is featured in the ... Full story

TVA funds school construction

KINGSTON, Tenn. - A rural East Tennessee school system has wrapped up an ambitious school construction program, paid for by TVA after a disastrous coal ... Full story

Ex-housecleaner busted in $3M bust burglary

PHILADELPHIA - A rare bust of Benjamin Franklin worth $3 million has been recovered almost a month after it was stolen from a suburban Philadelphia ... Full story

Forty-four senators write Cuban president about Md. man imprisoned

WASHINGTON - Forty-four senators have written to Cuba's president to call for the release of a Maryland man imprisoned in Cuba for almost three years. The ... Full story

Horse That Won 1983 Preakness Dies

DARLINGTON, Md. (AP) - Horse-racing fans are mourning the death of Deputed Testamony, winner of the 1983 Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports that the 32-year-old ... Full story

2 Carroll County Wineries Join Wine Festival

WESTMINSTER, Md. - A wine festival in Maryland will include two new wineries from Carroll County. The Carroll County Times reports the two wineries joining The ... Full story

Lady Gaga's Meat Dress to Be Shown in DC Museum

WASHINGTON - Lady Gaga's famous meat dress has made its way to Washington, along with Loretta Lynn's song about "The Pill" and other relics from ... Full story

Former UVA Lacrosse Player Seeks Leniency in Slaying

RICHMOND, Va. - Attorneys for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend are asking a judge to reduce a jury's ... Full story

Man Commits Suicide After Shooting Girlfriend

ABERDEEN, Md. - Authorities say an Aberdeen man fatally shot himself after shooting and injuring his live-in girlfriend.   The Harford County Sheriff's Office says the 48-year-old ... Full story

Student Pleads Guilty in Vermont Car Accident

NORTHFIELD, Vt. - A former student from Vermont's Norwich University who police say was driving drunk when he crashed, killing a fellow student, has pleaded ... Full story

Reward Offered For Info in Charles County Killings

La PLATA, Md. - The Charles County Sheriff's Office says rewards of up to $6,000 are being offered for information about a slaying in La ... Full story

Evidence Dispute in Germantown Murder Case

There is an evidence dispute in the case against the man accused of killing his estranged wife and her 11-year-old son.   Curtis Lopez is charged with ... Full story

Peter Lizon Denies Enslaving, Torturing Pregnant Wife

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - While her husband returned a rototiller to a West Virginia rental shop, a limping woman sneaked into another part of the ... Full story

Police Shoot And Kill Man at Olney

OLNEY, Md. - Police shot and killed a man after a confrontation at an Olney restaurant.It happened at the Urban Barbecue on Olney Sandy Spring ... Full story

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